Things to do
More than 200 identified species make this area a bird-watchers paradise. Fishing is also popular with guests as the Mooi river is accessible from our property. Many fine fly-fishing dams are nearby, as well as hiking, golf and hot-air ballooning.
The area has an abundance of cultural sites which guests can explore such as the Nelson Mandela capture site, Anglo Boer War Battlefields and Kamberg cave paintings which are located a short drive from our self-catering
Arts & Crafts
For those who love arts and crafts the Midlands Meander is the ideal route to explore. Here you can find everything from leather goods to handmade soaps, cheeses and wine.
There are a number of restaurants within close vicinity of Manwood Lodge, offering food and fare which cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets. There are also some wonderful cafés close by for those coffee lovers.
There are numerous places in the area where guests can enjoy horse-riding. Thanks to the outstanding scenery, this is the perfect place to see by horseback.
ESSA (The Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa) in the Umgeni Valley is a must! Home to giraffe, zebra and a variety of antelope as well as over 270 bird species.